Malayalam Review

John Luther Movie Review: A Well-Made Atmospheric Thriller That Works Best As An Origins Story

The lead character’s inability to hear adds elements to a thriller we rarely get to see. This makes John more…

Udal Movie Review: A Surprisingly Good Thriller That Relies On The Twisted More Than Twists

There’s something genuinely twisted about the setting and the characters writer-director Ratheesh Reghunandan creates that make us invest even in…

12th Man Movie Review: A Great Setup Never Develops Into A Great Thriller

As an audience, we’ve trained ourselves to never take Jeethu Joseph lightly, especially when it comes to his ability to…

Pathaam Valavu Review: The Turns Are Too Basic To Make This Joseph-clone Work

The making is flat and the sentimental approach that clicked in Joseph doesn’t really work when there are no surprises…

Puzhu Movie Review: Mammootty’s Ascent Into Darkness Is A Stellar Study Of The Inheritance Of Prejudice

Director Ratheena chooses to transplant a myth onto an urban upper-caste milieu, where everyone’s educated but there’s still a vacuum…

CBI 5 Movie Review: A Few Good Nostalgia-Powered Moments In An Otherwise Underwhelming Investigation

What makes the film harder to hold on to the flatness in the staging. With so many scenes set inside…

Makal Movie Review: A Film So Flat That Flat-Earthers Are Now Calling It Home

Even with all the effort one takes to be prepared for a particular kind of film you know is meant…

Jana Gana Mana Is A Cleverly Deceptive Political Film That Doesn’t Trade Entertainment With Its Importance

It’s like a well-written editorial in The Hindu being brought to life for the Tik-Tok audience

Antakshari, On Sony Liv, Is A Watchable Genre Bender That’s As Intense As It Can Be Funny

Although the writing itself isn’t always consistent with the cleverness of its ideas, there’s more than enough in Antakshari to keep…

Aviyal Starts Off As A Nice, Grounded Coming-Of-Age Story Until It Arjun-Reddies Itself Up

It is this same authenticity and a lived-in feel that goes completely missing when the film shifts to Goa for…

Thirimali, On Manorama Max, Leaves Behind A Promising Premise Frostbitten In The Himalayas

Thirimali is another one of those movies that struggle to maintain the energy of its earlier portions the moment it…

Archana 31 Not Out Review: Moments Of Sparkling Filmmaking In An Otherwise Bloated Comedy

With the film's devotion for all things quirky which borders on obsession, we’re missing out on a lovely lead character